Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads?
What gets us every time is the way dogs tilt their heads. As soon as a dog cocks his head and looks up, our hearts just melt. This action also has us wondering, why do dogs tilt their heads? After some extensive research on the subject, and it appears there's no for-sure answer.
How and When to Switch from Puppy to Adult Dog Food
Puppy, adult and senior: all three stages are important times in your furry pal’s life when it’s appropriate to ask your veterinarian about your dog’s diet.
How to Change Your Cat’s Nighttime Habits So You Can Sleep
You may notice that your cat's activity level spikes during the night. While some cats are more active than others at night, this comes as no surprise because cats are naturally nocturnal animals.
10 Life Lessons Pet Parents Can Learn from Our Dogs and Cats
We take advice from friends, family and TV personalities; why not tune into the wisdom of our pets? All of that pawing, nudging and staring must be trying to tell us something…
The Pet Obesity Epidemic
We’ve been hearing it for years: Being overweight can cause heart disease, diabetes, joint problems, and a host of other health issues. Unfortunately, many of us haven’t gotten the message—at least where our dogs and cats are concerned.
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Dogging Fleas and Ticks: Debugging Your Canine
Adoring furry companions means enduring pests that come along for the ride. Like most of us, fleas and ticks love warm weather so expect to see more of these free loaders around your pet and your home in spring and summer. Here are a few helpful tips and product ideas for preventing these parasites from plaguing your dog and your family all season long.
The Nutritional Needs of Large Breed Dogs
While dogs of all ages and sizes may share many similar characteristics, when it comes to nutrition they all have their own unique needs. In this article we’ll explore some of the differences and nutritional needs unique to our large breed buddies.
Plants That Are Poisonous to Dogs and Cats
Even though spring botanicals are a sensorial reward after winter’s whiteout, some flowers and plants can be toxic to dogs and cats. As you begin to plant, or simply admire neighbors’ flowers, keep your pets in mind and steer them clear of the greenery.
Ready to adopt a dog? Finding the right fit and easing the transition
Finding and bringing home the right new dog can be exhilarating and challenging. That’s why having a game plan to prepare your family is crucial.
5 Resolutions to Help Your Pet Thrive in the New Year
The new year is a time for new beginnings. But humans aren’t the only ones who can benefit from a fresh start. Here are 5 resolutions you can make to help your pet thrive in the new year.
How to Teach a Dog to Swim
During the dog days of summer, a dunk in the pool, lake, or ocean can be refreshing, not just for you but for your pooch as well. Not all dogs are meant to take the plunge, however. Learn how to determine whether your dog has the ability to swim, then follow these suggestions to teach him effectively.